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5 Essential Pieces To Add To Your Fall Wardrobe

The end of summer has officially come and gone and that means it’s time to update your fall wardrobe. While you may be tempted to scrap your summer looks and start fresh for a new season, fall is actually a great time to re-purpose those summer pieces in new ways. In fact, you only really need these five new items to update your old staples for fall. Here are the five essential fashion pieces to add to your wardrobe this fall.

Ankle Boots



Ankle boots are the perfect complement to any wardrobe because they’re just so versatile. Paired with skinny jeans, a skirt or a dress, they can add just the right amount of edge or polish to your everyday outfit. We love these Chelsea boots because they have a not-too-high heel, the contrasting panel is so chic and the metallic detail adds a little bit of sparkle. Ted Baker Jureo Black Heeled Chelsea Boot, $168

Knit Cardigan


Combining the global nomad and knit trends of the season, a similarly inspired comfy-cozy cardigan will definitely heat up your fall wardrobe. It’s a great go-to  for early autumn days when it’s too sunny for a leather jacket but too cold to wear just a shirt. A black and white pattern, like on this Topshop cardigan, makes your sweater chic instead of dowdy. Mono Patterned Cardigan, $130



Since dressing appropriately for fall weather is all about layers, a blazer is a must-have item for any wardrobe that goes through the seasons. A classic cut and neutral shade allow for this piece to be paired with just about anything, from jeans to a business suit.  Zippered pockets, a slim silhouette and a single-button give personality to a professional-looking piece. Zip Pocket Blazer, $40

Pleated Midi Skirt


We can’t have this list without a skirt. Still going strong from summer, the pleated midi skirt offers just the right length and movement that’s needed for cooler temperatures. While we love the look of this black, almost faux-leather skirt, don’t be afraid to try some gorgeous jewel tones like amethyst, emerald or ruby to really add some pop to your fall wardrobe. Trouvé Pleat Midi Skirt, $113

Baggy Trousers



They’re not quite sweatpants, hammer pants, harem pants or trousers, but somehow they manage to look good. Paired with a snazzy blazer, a pair of heels and a nice clutch, these baggy trousers make a fashion statement whether you’re at the office or headed to the gym. And thanks to their roomy construction, you can wear these pants without being uncomfortable. Faith Connexion Techno Crepe Baggy Trousers, $287


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